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Katie Diaz, Videographer

May 17, 2019


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Seniors Saying Goodbye: Life goals and travel plans after graduation

Seniors Saying Goodbye: Life goals and travel plans after graduation

Alex Decker, Reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Jordan Hauber After taking Scott Smith’s multimedia production class his freshman year, senior Jordan Hauber has taken an interest in film and aspires to become a producer some day. Specializing in documentary and narrative stories, Hauber plans to move to Ecuador to film movies which he hopes to...

Teachers value maternity/paternity leave

Teachers value maternity/paternity leave

Daulton Meadows, Reporter

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Having a child is time consuming and expensive, which is why paid maternity is so crucial to new parents who teach. The Lawrence School District recognizes this and therefore offers paid maternity leave, something which many jobs do not provide to their employees. While taking a parental leave, some teachers...

Movie Review: Us

Movie Review: Us

Daulton Meadows, Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In 2017, Jordan Peele shocked the world with the film Get Out, which earned him an Oscar and instantaneous status as one of the most exciting new horror directors. In March of 2019, he followed that with another horror film called Us. I saw this film on opening night with little faith, as sophomore f...

Seniors Max Lillich and Spencer Yost-Wolf take debate State title

Seniors Max Lillich and Spencer Yost-Wolf take debate State title

Jack Bellemere, Reporter

April 22, 2019


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Seniors Spencer Yost-Wolf and Max Lillich are competing the finals round of the Kansas state debate championship at Garden City High School. It’s midnight on January 13, and they have been debating for more than 16 hours straight. Yost-Wolf and Lillich are affirmative—meaning they have to def...

Head choir director Hilary Morton announces resignation

Head choir director Hilary Morton announces resignation

Sabrina Castle, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

After being head director of the school’s choir program for 13 years, Hilary Morton has announced her resignation from the position after this school year. Living in Lawrence her entire life, Morton received a double major in musical education and vocal performance, as well as a masters in chora...

Student artists promote work on social media

Student artists promote work on social media

Brooke Burgess, Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Finding new ways to display content via social media, artists are able to share their creations more easily than ever. Instagram can be a useful tool for any artist, as it allows them to present their work to a large audience and receive feedback that can help them improve their skills. Photos: Baya B...

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